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RSVP for Lamb Banquet by February 23

HARDIN COUNTY__The Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association will hold their annual Lamb Banquet on Saturday, March 2 at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Kenton at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for the banquet can be reserved from the Extension office by calling 419-674-2297 and paid for at the door the night of the banquet. Adult tickets are $20, Children (4-8 years old) $10, and 2023 Hardin County Junior Fair Sheep Exhibitors are free with a reservation given to the Extension office by February 23. 

Four speakers at Designing Your Garden seminar

HARDIN COUNTY__This winter’s mild weather and lack of snow might have people thinking if it will soon be time to work in the garden. Spring is around the corner and so is the OSU Extension spring garden seminar. “Designing Your Garden”--a March 7 program offered by the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers--will feature four experts. (Brochure with registration information HERE.)

‘Grow and Use Herbs to Enhance Your Life’ will be presented by Ann E. Boyd. Culinary? Medicinal? Pollinators? Patio containers, raised beds, or full-scale historical gardens, there are many ways to bring herbs into your life. Recipes and reasons, growing tips and tricks, Ann will share useful information to help you fall in love with some of the oldest and most useful plants on the planet. She is the sole proprietor of My Own Backyard Herbs & Flowers - a private garden, studio, and greenhouse in Findlay, Ohio started in 1988. Studying herbs since the age of 19, she welcomes the opportunity to share her experience.

Hardin County Democratics to hold Presidents’ Day Luncheon

Senator Sherrod Brown’s brother, Charlie Brown, will be the featured speaker at the Hardin County Democratic Party’s Presidents’ Day Luncheon on Saturday, February 17, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at the Kenton Elks Lodge, 157 West Franklin Street.  Brown, a former West Virginia Attorney General, will be joined by Democratic candidates for federal and state office.

HC Astronomy Club meets February 13

The Hardin County Astronomy Club February meeting will be held February 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the GIS/Map room of the Hardin County Courthouse.

Ticket link now live for Ada Distinguished Awards night

Tickets for the February 29 Ada Distinguished Awards Night are now available for purchase online. The event will celebrate the Ada Distinguished Citizen of the Year, Outstanding Business for 2023 and Volunteer of the Year. 

Peter and the Starcatcher auditions rescheduled

The Department of Theatre, Film and Media Arts at The Ohio State University at Lima will hold auditions for the spring play, Peter and the Starcatcher, from 4-6 p.m., on January 22, 2024, in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts in Reed Hall. The audition originally planned for January 19 has been moved to January 22 due to inclement weather.